Nuclear Engineering Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Imperial College of Science 76% 5% 0% £9250 £35100 162 London On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 61% 6% 5% - - 164 Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 76% 5% 0% £4500 - 162 Manchester On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 80% 0% 5% £9250 - 124 Lancaster On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 82% 0% 10% £9250 - 183 Birmingham On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
82 /100
4141 students of Nuclear Engineering in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Nuclear Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £29821 £34421 £39801
25-75 percentile range £25703 - £33007 £27631 - £42945 £30576 - £50016

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £29360 £33143 £38655
25-75 percentile range £26001 - £32955 £26783 - £40463 £30147 - £47333

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Nuclear Engineering

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Nuclear Engineering who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Nuclear Engineering

  • Federal Government
  • Utilities Companies
  • Research and Testing Units
  • The Navy

Specialisations within Nuclear Engineering

  • Nuclear Technologies for Medical Applications
  • Nuclear Fusion and Engineering Physics
  • Nuclear Power Engineering
  • Physics and Technology of Nuclear Reactors

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Nuclear Engineering who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Nuclear Engineering (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Nuclear Engineering at London South Bank University

20% Business and public service associate professionals
15% Process, plant and machine operatives
15% Engineering professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Architects, Chartered Architectural Technologists, Planning
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Nuclear Engineering in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Nuclear Engineering

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Nuclear Engineering studies:
  • Master of Engineering (Honours) - MEng (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - BEng (Hons)
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

The median salary of graduates of Nuclear Engineering was £29821 15 months after graduation, £34421 3 years after graduation and £39801 5 years after graduation.

Nuclear Engineering at University of Birmingham received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 82 out of 100 among 10 respondents.